The concert and opera singer Dominique Dethier has already been active on stage at an early age as pianist (with Prof. Pauk Buck) and singer. Her successfully completed vocal studies (as well as piano and German studies) after her Abitur with honors, took her to Frankfurt, Würzburg (with bass-baritone Sven Fürst) and Salzburg (with Univ.-Prof. Mario Diaz, Mozarteum Salzburg).
Mozart's city of birth is among others still her musical home. She gives concerts on international stages in Italy, Spain and Bulgaria and has been onstage with Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra under direction of Nayden Todorov, as well as several times with Bad Reichenhall Philharmonic. She was a soloist at the European premiere of "Vísperas para el Corpus Christi" by Peruvian composer Tirados, together with the Chamber Music Ensemble of the Camerata Salzburg in Salzburg Cathedral. She has a special musical collaboration with the renowned Lied accompanist Helmut Deutsch in Vienna. Dominique Dethier moves musically in all eras from baroque to bel canto to the contemporary repertoire, she is initiator and artist of the opera singer pop-up collective “Canto dell’ Opera”, soloist of ensemble balance, directorship assistant of balance Konzertreihe Berger Kirche Stuttgart and she writes poetry, with which she has been published in several works. She also creates musical and literary stage programs.
Dominique Dethier works as freelance concert and opera singer and is among others soloist of Dommusik Salzburg at Salzburg Cathedral, Salzburg/Austria, as well as of chamber music ensemble „Suono Melodioso“ of Bad Reichenhall Philharmonic. Furthermore she cooperates consistently within the context of musical and representional projects, for many years with International University Mozarteum Salzburg. Dominique Dethier is 3rd Laureate of international „Medici International Music Competition 2021 for voice“ and 1st Laureate of „Amadeus International Music Awards 2023“.
Currently she finished successfully the work on the role of Pamina from Mozart's "The Magic Flute", and is now working on et al. the role of Cleopatra from Haendel's "Giulio Cesare“,
Fiordiligi from Mozarts „Così fan tutte“,, Donna Anna from Mozart's "Don Giovanni", Nannetta from Giuseppe Verdi's "Falstaff" and Frau Fluth from Otto Nicolai's "The Merry wives of Windsor“.
In summer 2023 she sung, under conducting of Friederike Kienle, the role of Mimi in the contemporary opera "Quartetto" by Nicholas McRoberts, for which she got great reviews. In September she sang among others the soprano part in Dvorak's Requiem at Große Saal der Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg, accompanied by Bad Reichenhaller Philharmonics conducted by Kai Röhrig. Moreover she performed on stage as soloist among others Desdemona's "Ave Maria" from Verdi's opera "Otello" at "La Voce – #DasGesangsfestival", together with Bad Reichenhaller Philharmonics, conducted by chief conductor and artistic director Daniel Spaw.
Moreover she works consistently musically together in Vienna with world-renowned and one of the most demanded song accompanist of our times, Helmut Deutsch.
In September 2022 she gave concerts together with Bad Reichenhaller Philharmonics, conducted by Kai Röhrig, in Salzburg and Bad Reichenhall.
2021 in September Dominique Dethier was onstage in Opera Gala concerts in Bulgaria together with Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra. She gave concerts with Mozart’s Donna Anna at "Emil Dimitrov Concert Hall" in Pleven, as well as at Bulgaria's biggest concert hall, the legendary "Bulgaria Hall" in Sofia conducted by world-renowned conductor Maestro Nayden Todorov.
Musical-artistic nuances she has gained in different masterclasses among others with KS Camilla Nylund-Saris, Univ.-Prof. Mario Diaz, Prof. Filippo Morace, Prof. Thomas Heyer, Prof. Caroline Stein, Ingeborg Danz, Johannes Held. The studies with i.a. actor Thomas L. Dietz as well as with Joachim Goltz have shaped her acting work with profundity.
The musical cooperation with internationally renowned conductors, like among others Kai Röhrig, Friederike Kienle, Luciano Di Martino, Daniel Spaw and Nayden Todorov, is for Dominique Dethier and her musical work a further huge inspiration.
Dominique Dethier works together with well-known leading pianists among others with, Vyara Shuperlieva, Gianluca Ascheri, Olga Wien, Trung Sam, Marco Attura, Alexandra
Helldorff, Tomoko Aikawa, Ulrich Pakusch, Tobias Krampen, Rita Kaufmann, Alessandro Misciasci,
Götz Payer, Helmut Deutsch.
In the sector of Early Music has arisen a fruitful collaboration with the excellent conductor,
pianist and specialist in among others Early Music, historical performance practice, organ and harpsichord, Alexandra Helldorff.
Decisive and forming suggestions for her opera-scenic stage work, she got among others from famous German opera director Prof. Holger Klembt. Under his operatic
direction she was onstage in Wuerzburg in the roles of "La Grande Pretresse" in Rameau's "Hippolyte et Aricie“,
as "Giunone" in Claudio Monteverdi's opera "Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria", as "Venus" in Jacques Offenbach's opera "Orpheus in the underworld", (musical direction conductor Ulrich Pakusch), „Marcellina“ in a concertante version of W.A. Mozart’s opera „Le Nozze di Figaro“ and as
"La Baronessa Irene" in Joseph Haydn's opera "La vera costanza", (musical direction
Dominique experiences especially pathbreaking impulses, regarding particularly the sophisticated stylistics of Mozart, through the close collaboration with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Josef Wallnig, conductor, pianist, among others long-time assistant of Karl Böhm at the Salzburger Festspiele, founder and director of the Mozart-opera Institute at the University Mozarteum/Salzburg and exceptional, international renowned expert within the scope of opera interpretation and stylistics of Mozart.
Absolutely fulfilling, from a profound depth of soulful sound and really special is for Dominique Dethier the absolutely inspiring and very warm, musical collaboration, in the fach of Lied, with fabulous pianist and world-famous Lied accompanist Helmut Deutsch.
Equal great as colorful and multi-faceted interpretative impulses in the fach of Lied arise from the musical collaboration with Lied specialists, baritone Johannes Held and pianist/Lied accompanist Götz Payer.